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Nicholas J. Shaw

Nicholas J. Shaw

CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
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A former Fulbright Scholar, Nick Shaw is a Partner in the Firm’s London office. He routinely advises leading private equity firms and their portfolio companies and has extensive experience on high yield deals for both investment banks and European issuers. Chambers cites him as a “main player in the market” who is “highly respected by peers.” His clients have included KKR, Apax, Blackstone, KION Group AG, Silver Lake Partners and NXP Semiconductor N.V.

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Work Highlights
  • NXP Semiconductors N.V. in its IPO and multiple equity and debt offerings and loan financings
  • KKR in numerous acquisition financings, including financings related to its acquisitions of SBB/Telemach Group and Groupe SMCP
  • KION Group AG in high yield financing transactions and in its IPO
  • Apax Partners in multiple acquisition financings, including a high yield bond offering related to its CHF 2 billion acquisition of Orange Communications SA
  • Columbia Law School, 1997 LL.M.
    James Kent Scholar; with Honors
  • University of Adelaide Law School, 1997 LL.M.
  • University of Adelaide Law School, 1993 LL.B.
    First Class Honours
  • University of Adelaide, 1991 B.A.
  • Fulbright Scholar
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York 1999
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York 1999
  • New York 1998
  • Supreme Court of South Australia 1995

Nick Shaw is a Partner in the Firm's Corporate Department. He represents private equity sponsors and banks in capital markets and acquisition finance transactions. His private equity financing experience includes numerous representations for sponsors such as KKR, Apax and Blackstone and their portfolio companies.

He received his B.A.(Jur.) from the University of Adelaide in 1991, his LL.B.(Hons.) from the University of Adelaide Law School in 1994, an LL.M.(Comm.) from the University of Adelaide Law School in 1997 and an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law in 1997. He was a James Kent Scholar at Columbia in 1997.

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